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John C Anderson Jr.


B-24 42-5115 piloted by Wallace Hickman was damaged over the target. With 2 engines on fire, pilots flew toward Nancy, France for crew to bail out. Evaded (EVD).

Killed in Action (KIA)

Evaded (EVD)


Evaded (EVD)

Killed in Action (KIA) in B24 42-51115 piloted by W. E. Hickman which was damaged over the target. McAdams was injured prior to bale out.



Bailed out, broken ankle, see page 222 in Jansen's book on 446th BG, no Prisoner of War (POW) record


Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron



Event Location Date
Born Monticello, Florida 1 July 1921
Evaded France 30 November 1944


Date Contributor Update
09 May 2020 02:19:45 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:44 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11215 / MACR 11347 / MACR 11347, The History of the 446th BG by H. E. Jansen p. 111 / MACR 11347, The History of the 446th BG by Harold Jansen p. 222, daughter Dec 2010 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database